Rendering Unconscious welcomes Timmy Davis to the podcast!
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Timmy Davis graduated from Birkbeck College with an MA in Psychoanalytic Studies and with a BA Hons in Philosophy and Religion from the University of Kent, where he was president of the psychedelic society for three years. Currently, he is a candidate at the Site for Contemporary Psychoanalysis, and the Psilocybin Rescheduling Project manager at the Conservative Drug Policy Reform Group. which is running a campaign to move psilocybin from Schedule 1 to Schedule 2 of the Misuse of Drugs Act 2001, to reduce unnecessary barriers to legitimate scientific and medical research. He is also a contributing member of Drug Science's Medical Psychedelics Working Group and a guide on the psilocybin for treatment resistant depression trials at Kings College London, as well as a welfare and harm reduction manager at music festivals in the UK and abroad.
His article New, Strange, Odd and Weird Perceptions - A Lacanian Approach to Psychedelic Experience (2020) can be found in issue 21 of Lacunae: International Journal for Lacanian Psychoanalysis. https://appi.ie/lacunae-journal/
Mr. Davis is organising and chairing a series of events on the intersection of Psychoanalysis and Psychedelics for the Maudsley Psychedelic Society. The inaugural event is to be held on February 12th. Through this series of events, he hopes initiate a conversation between contemporary psychoanalysis and psychedelic research, with all proceeds going towards the Psychosis Therapy Project. Tickets for the first event can be found HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/psychedelics-and-psychoanalysis-the-inaugural-event-tickets-137774726917?fbclid=IwAR3Sdspj973zU7HM4kucf768eiWGWe7wKtUNAXGsgFxH2U_-pp9dYy9UHho
This episode is also available to view at YouTube: https://youtu.be/vYMc2tCYojI
Rendering Unconscious Podcast is hosted by psychoanalyst Dr. Vanessa Sinclair, who interviews psychoanalysts, psychologists, scholars, creative arts therapists, writers, poets, philosophers, artists and other creatives & intellectuals about their process, world events, the current state of mental health care, politics, culture, the arts & more. http://www.renderingunconscious.org
Rendering Unconscious is also a book! Rendering Unconscious: Psychoanalytic Perspectives, Politics and Poetry (Trapart Books, 2019): https://store.trapart.net/details/00000
Vanessa Sinclair, PsyD is a psychoanalyst based in Stockholm. Dr. Sinclair authored Scansion in Psychoanalysis and Art: the Cut in Creation (Routledge, 2020), and recently edited the anthology Rendering Unconscious: Psychoanalytic Perspectives, Politics & Poetry (Trapart Books, 2019), as well as On Psychoanalysis and Violence: Contemporary Lacanian Perspectives (Routledge, 2019) with Dr. Manya Steinkoler. She organizes psychoanalytic events and conferences internationally and is a founding member of Das Unbehagen: A Free Association for Psychoanalysis. http://www.drvanessasinclair.net
The track at the end of the episode is "Hunter's Moon" by Vanessa Sinclair and Carl Abrahamsson. Their music is available at Bandcamp: https://vanessasinclaircarlabrahamsson.bandcamp.com/
As well as via Highbrow Lowlife and Trapart Editions: https://store.trapart.net/item/6
Intro and outro music for Rendering Unconscious podcast by Carl Abrahamsson: https://www.carlabrahamsson.com
Image: collage by Vanessa Sinclair, featuring the art of Alex Grey. This collage can be found in The Mega Golem: A Womanual for all times and spaces (Trapart Books, 2021) by Carl Abrahamsson. https://store.trapart.net/details/00117